Threat Encyclopedia

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Moloch

When system is loaded from an infected diskette this polymorphic boot virus hooks the interrupt INT 13h and infects the hard disk’s MBR. As each boot virus also Moloch tries to infect all diskettes that are not write-protected. It contains two text strings in its body:

OH-MY-GOD! Moloch (tm) is here!

and

Moloch is a trademark of SquiBoyz

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